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Learning Analytics

Interdisciplinary resources about learning analytics, big data, and higher education presented as a living annotated bibliography for the DCCC community.

Learning Analytics Applied Canvas, Starfish, and Beyond

The resources on this page examine Canvas Analytics and Starfish as learning analytics software applications implicated in faculty-student interactions, both instructional and advisory.

The additional materials include documentation, terms of use, and privacy policies for Canvas Analytics and Starfish.  From a data governance perspective, a privacy policy should specify

What data is collected

When data is collected

How data is collected, stored, and secured

Why data is collected (how it will be used)

Who has access to data (including third parties)

How and when data will be securely disposed of (if ever), and

Breach response plans for when data security is compromised.